Code of Behaviour


  • To develop  a  framework  within  which  initiative,  responsibility  and  healthy  relationships  can flourish.
  • To enable students to develop a sense of self-worth and respect and tolerance for others.
  • To produce an environment in which students feel safe, secure and respected.
  • To encourage positive and creative behaviour.

Code of Behaviour

  • Treat everyone at the college with care and respect this includes fellow students, teachers support staff and all who visit the college.
  • Students are expected to conduct themselves in an attentive, courteous and studious manner, and to maintain an acceptable standard of personal hygiene.
  • The use of phones, iPhones and any other inappropriate electrical equipment is prohibited in class.
  • Eating and drinking in confined to the canteen and at break times only. All items must be placed in the bin after.
  • Eating and drinking is not allowed in computer rooms.
  • Any student found in possession of or under the influence of alcohol, other non-prescribed drugs or controlled substances, either on the school premises or during any school related activity will be subject to immediate disciplinary action, including the possibility of suspension and exclusion.
  • Smoking anywhere on the college premises is strictly prohibited and can result in disciplinary action.
  • Limited Car parking facilities are available to students no parking in spaces with numbers.
  • Separate toilet facilities are provided for PLC students. Second level toilets are not to be used under any circumstances.
  • PLC students are expected to treat college premises, property and equipment with respect and use litterbins provided.
  • The above code of behaviour applies to all college activities including work experience.
  • Where appropriate uniforms must be worn by students at all times within college grounds.
  • Please dress appropriately at all times.
  • Any violence or aggressive behavior will not be tolerated under any circumstance and students will be dismissed immediately.


  • 80% attendance is required for all students. Maintenance grants will be stopped where the attendance requirement is not met. If you are receiving a Back to Education Allowance the Department of Social Welfare will be informed that you are not attending this course. Class notes will not be kept for students that are absent.
  • Medical Certificates  must  be  submitted  to  Course  Co-ordinators  immediately  on  return  to college.


By enrolling at Longford College of Further Education you are accepting the terms of the college’s Code of Behaviour.